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New Year. New You! 5 reasons to make studying a Library qualification with LTSA your New Year’s Resolution.

It’s amazing how little importance we place on personal or professional development over the Christmas break, and understandably so... it is 'that' crazy time of the year. Then, almost without warning and pretty quickly, New Years Eve is...

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Empower your career, with a Training Needs Analysis!

There are those of us who tend to await the opportunities. Hope that our efforts and hard work simply lead into professional opportunities. However the world is changing, and so too has the world of work. We can no longer rely on our employers...

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Skill Audits for Library Leaders – Using Training Needs Analyses to find the skill gaps that can transform your library.

We all have skills and knowledge that can add value to our workplace. Even those with no experience in the Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAM) sector, will have transferrable skills that can be highly valuable to employers. However,...

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Create Your Own Little Free Library

Now and then an idea comes along that has the potential to change the world. Not because it is large and grandiose, but through simplicity and elegance, and in the case of the 'Little Free Library' initiative, created for all the right reasons.

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Library staples: what people really want from their libraries!

Let’s call it the Apple Store Agenda, an environment where you can relax, use the gizmos and gadgets, get online or take a class without anyone hassling you or being too invasive. Thanks to pioneers such as Apple, Google and the like, the world’s...

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3 innovative ways to increase library traffic over the summer.

Well there is no denying it, this summer has been nothing but hot, hot, hot! With some of the warmest days on record, it’s easy to understand why people are looking for ways to keep their cool. So what can you do to ensure your library is not...

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Top 3 ways to market your library

Like most organisations, libraries are definitely under pressure to deliver services with less resources and limited budgets. While we might day dream about putting rather expensive action plans into motion, the majority of the time, we're forced...

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How to increase library usage and attract different audiences

Libraries are always looking for innovative ways to bring new people through the doors. Imagine that you could delve further into your users by analysing their behavioural trends and delivering library resources to suit. How? Through curating...

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Why trained library employees will change everything

With the Library sector evolving, staff need the skills to keep up; whether it’s on the library floor with new technology, or simply in basic operational functions. Trained employees will make a world of difference in helping create a 21st...

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